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McCarthy Continues to Deal as Yankees Add Chris Capuano

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Adam Hunger, USA TODAY Sports   Nadine Gordimer once said, “A desert is a place without expectation.” Well, Brandon McCarthy was looking at the exact opposite of that sentiment when the Arizona Diamondbacks shipped him off to the New York Yankees prior to the All-Star break. McCarthy left behind what had become a hopeless team in Arizona, More...

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By Gary Phillips On Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014
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Jeter Now First on Yankees’ Doubles List

  The Captain is now the Yankees all-time doubles leader. Jeter jumped ahead of Lou Gehrig to first place on the franchise’s all-time doubles list Tuesday night when he ripped one into the left-field More...

By Gary Phillips On Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014
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Yankees Land 3B Headley in Deal with Padres

  The New York Yankees acquired third baseman Chase Headley from the San Diego Padres on Tuesday, as reported by Jon Heyman of CBS Sports. The Yankees will obtain Headley along with $1 million in cash considerations More...

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By Elizabeth DiPietro On Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014
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Yankees: Sloppy Baseball Giveth and Taketh Away

Kathy Willens/AP Yankee broadcaster John Sterling is forever lamenting to booth-mate Suzyn Waldman that “you can’t predict baseball.” This isn’t news to the team that has lost 80% of its opening day starting More...

By Gary Phillips On Saturday, July 19th, 2014
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Yankees Notes Heading into the Second Half

They say you have to take the good with the bad.   Friday, the 15-year anniversary of David Cone’s perfect game and Joe Torre’s 74th birthday, started with good news for the New York Yankees. The team More...

Jeter surrounded by the media on his final All-Star appearance.  Photo Credit: Angela Jiminez
By Elizabeth DiPietro On Wednesday, July 16th, 2014
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Jeter All-Star Fanfare Evokes Nostalgia and Uncertainty for Yankee Fans

There was no shortage of emotional moments during Derek Jeter’s final All-Star Game Tuesday night. Standing ovations during both at-bats. A riotous swan song when Alexi Ramirez replaced him in the field in the More...

Derek Jeter smiles during batting practice for the 2014 All-Star Game at Target Field. (AP Photo)
By Gregg Snyder On Tuesday, July 15th, 2014
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On a Field of All-Stars, All Eyes Will Be On Derek Jeter For Final Time

Derek Jeter smiles during batting practice for the 2014 All-Star Game at Target Field. (AP Photo) For the final time, Derek Jeter will take the field to participate in a Major League Baseball All-Star Game. It’s More...

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By Gregg Snyder On Friday, July 11th, 2014
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Yankees End First Half With Important Series At Baltimore

One final series before Major League Baseball takes a three-day break for the 2014 All-Star festivities at Target Field in Minnesota. This series could prove important as the Yankees will play a three-game set More...

Masahiro Tanaka has been placed on the DL with discomfort in his elbow. (Jason Miller/Getty)
By Elizabeth DiPietro On Thursday, July 10th, 2014
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Tanaka Goes Down and Panic Ensues: What’s Next for the Yankees?

Last week I wrote about a conversation I had with a die-hard Orioles fan, how every year all he hopes for is a team that gives him a reason to watch every day, and how I was beginning to echo his sentiments as a More...

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By Gregg Snyder On Thursday, July 10th, 2014
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Mid-Season Yankees Minor League All-Star Team

Major League Baseball and many of the minor leagues are approaching their respective All-Star breaks. We took a look through the minor league affiliates of the New York Yankees and came up with what would be our More...